impact of ethylene gas on seeds

bonnan(6 & 5)December 21, 2013

I'm storing my vegetable seeds in the same refrigerator as well as storing apples. Will there be any detrimental affects on the seeds? Thank you.

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digdirt2(6b-7a No.Cent. AR HZ8 Sun-35)

How are the seeds contained? In a plastic container or what? The container would determine the amount of exposure.


    Bookmark   December 22, 2013 at 6:01AM
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calistoga_al ca 15 usda 9

The modern refrigerator, besides being cold, has a evaporative effect, removing moisture from anything exposed to its air movement. Seeds stored in this environment must be sealed from the refrigerator air. If you are unfortunate enough to use diabetic test strips, their containers make ideal seed storage containers. Al

    Bookmark   December 22, 2013 at 9:54AM
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